Manual of Lipidology

by Banshi Saboo, Sujoy Ghosh

The aim of this manual is to focus on the lipidology. Lipidology is the scientific study of lipids. The role of lipids in the development of cardiovascular disease (CVD) has gained significant attention, and specifically, the role of cholesterol on the development of atherosclerosis. This book is published with the objective of providing both basic concepts and clinical approaches to understanding and managing lipid related disorders that is associated with an increased CV risk. To reach this aim, the focus is on up-to-date information on different aspects of lipidology. This book comprised of 4 sections, which are further divided into 30 chapters. The first section covers basic aspects of lipidology including genetics. Subsequent sections include updates from the recent clinical trials on lipid lowering medications, discussion on controversial areas in lipidology and current approaches in management. The last sections focus on management lipid disorders in special populations such as dyslipidemia in pregnancy, pediatric dyslipidemias, HIV induced dyslipidemia. This book is intended for the postgraduate students, fellows, physicians, internists, cardiologists, endocrinologists, pediatricians and gynecologists with interest in lipids.

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Book Detail

Editor Editor's Affiliation
1. Saboo Banshi
2. Ghosh Sujoy IPGMER, Kolkata
ISBN 9789352700295
Speciality Diabetes & Endocrinology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/18338
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2021
Pages 326
Book Type Professional


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